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in the fighter wing. i was there will not place blew up. i don't think any of us were thinking of terrorism than the way it is now. we were not prepared to fight to we were brought up to fight to the soviet union. i asked my teenage daughter what is going on with russia? it is a soviet union. what is that? it was of big things back then before toppled most of us had never considered iraq of saddam hussein but winning was a foregone conclusion and terrorism took us by subplot -- surprise. we thought they were rabble rouser is. the bin laden construction company how is that for irony? >> but after that things change with the world trade center bombing and september september 11th i was flying that morning. coming in from another rotation and september 10th was our first day back. essentially flying and i had come down nearly and somebody said you have to look at this. i thought what moron of the pilot could hit the tower of that size on a clear day? i thought it was an accident. then the second plane hit they sent us up to close down the airspace of the united states. that is eerie as the pilot. "
started. this is live coverage running just a few minutes late. again, a reminder you can follow us on facebook and facebook.com/booktv and we have exclusive updates and author interviews, et cetera on her facebook page. just waiting for mr. patterson. this should be to shortly ensure that coverage of the miami book fair international 29th year. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good afternoon. please take your seats. we are about to begin the session. thank you so much. i am marilou harrison and many of you have heard from me because he been in this room yesterday and today. i served as a volunteer here, a very proud: tiered of miami book fair international candidate to recognize is that done before, all of the volunteers come to thousands of volunteers for miami dade college as well as the community who come together reach you to think this book fair take place. i'd also like to recognize those who are fri
will be moderating the panel. the novelist will be joining us later. ms. kaplan will also be speaking, the founder of the miami book fair, introducing and opening the weekend coverage. in just a minute we'll take you now to chapman all. it's rather full. we will be beginning or coverage varies and. we are live on book tv. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. i had a little bit too much coffee is morning. it is a pleasure to see you. we are delighted to welcome you to the first session this saturday morning. how are you today. [applause] as you know, this is one of the most exciting times for us in the fall season in miami, and we are thrilled with this morning's panel. first and foremost, we would like to thank everyone who helped make this impossible, including our sponsors as well as blue florida and our volunteers. before we get started now would like to ask everyone to please turn of
doesn't have that skill set to use human nature as a way of getting done what he wants to get done in washington. >> host: holm books have you written? >> guest: i think this is my 11th book. three novels and eight nonfiction. >> host: what do you say to critics of your books? >> guest: what do the critics say. >> host: the accuracy of the stories you tell, et cetera. >> guest: well, the fact of the matter is, as far as i know, there hasn't been a single fact in this book that's been challenged in a kind of credible way. people have said, oh, klein makes things up. that's what kids in the schoolyard -- they call each other names. i've been called all kinds of names. but in fact when it comes to the credibility of my reporting, i don't think anybody has laid a glove on me yet. >> host: how many university were you editor. >> guest: 12 years assed debtor in chief of "new york times." and many of my. columns have been used by vanity fair, and all the books that have been excerpted, not a single nonfactual issue was wrong. >> host: you interviewed -- >> guest: we sat down for three hou
. truly courageous and is willing to use her satirical highlights for issues of the day describes itself as the polemicist to likes to stir the pot and does not pretend to be impartial or about list. her background has prepared her well as a lawyer and graduated with honors from cornell, graduate of michigan and what school and author of eight new times bestsellers the ladies of the few are the only ones that have not read your book. and "mugged" racial demagoguery from the seventies to obama" i encourage your ready-to-eat it. i felt so on burgeoned and liberated i will get his rid of those bottled words. >> lazy, angry, constitution, e xperienced, holding down the fort, peanut butter, community organizer, the black hole and apartment and black share. i know i am not role i will say the most restatement that seems to be by the courage to view please forgive me they can most think of i am not voting for president obama. [applause] i feel better. say that to the person next you as well. all joking aside to bear huge tax on the aside they can say very toxic comments and not be held to the s
this opportunity to help us all steal back our votes. thank you very much. [applause] >>> for more information, visit the author's webs, gregpalst.com. >> conservative scholar presents thoughts on the obama presidency and what he deems are the, quote, "fatal contradictions, end quote, of liberalism. he speaks to the audience and answers questions for about an hour. >> good evening. i'm matthew spalding, vice president of american studies here at the american foundation. we're in for a treat. here we are, approaching election, pretends ton a water shed recognized by both political parties as a changes point, a change don't on the role of government, markets, and the future progeek story of the nation. in that debate, commercials and political rhetoric abound. sound bites, daily reactions dominate the news cycle. luckily, for us, in the midst of this, a very serious thinker wrote a serious book. having been discovered by william f. buckley, reading and writing for "national review," having overcome education at harvard university -- [laughter] and upbringing in west virginia -- [laughter] charle
you in slightly less than 10 minutes. thanks for your patience. please stay with us and please thank our author, sally bedell smith. that was wonderful. >> we would like to hear from you. tweet as your feedback, twitter.com/booktv. >> this book is about liberals, not democrats, who are often not that much different from republicans in many respects. this book is dedicated to that peculiar brand of american who self identifies as a liberal, live life as a liberal and which is more of us in america were liberals, think michael more, think nancy pelosi, think your local college professor. think of the driver of that crazy car with all the bush is hitler bumper stickers on the back of the car. think the checkout help with the master's degree in gender studies wearing the head band at your local whole food store. you get the picture, right? they dominate professions that we've a very large cultural imprint in this great country profession like journalism, the arts, academia, the music industry, america's fastest growing band of entertainers, sec this l.a. acrobats. who are these peo
't be taken. rather it is playing with politics might give us cause. what is the history project about a second term for barack obama were he free elective with so few presidents having success in that time in office. one of the challenges that face those that have troubled or failed the second term and would allow others to succeed and can barack obama overcome these challenges if he is reelected to become a member of that select group of presidents the we did for the quagmire of the second term and somehow came through relatively unscathed? success in the second term doesn't imply that they're one of failures or significant stumbles. some even severe during that then venue but that time in office has the fulfillment of a significant number of the following measures of success. first, the president must provide defense against foreign or domestic threats. second of the president must retain or expand economic comfortable and more social opportunities. this becomes the primary challenge that the nation feels secure for a military threat. third, the president must effectively leave cong
danticat will be joining us for her most recent book, so spoke the earth. she is a haitian-american and she writes mostly about those issues. in a couple of hours, lori andrews, hanna rosin and joan walsh will be on the same panel life from chapman hall in miami-dade college for the miami book fair takes place. lori andrews book is called social networks and the death of privacy and hanna rosin, the end of men at bestseller and we feature her on her "after words" program and by the way hanna rosin will be joining us for an exclusive facebook chat so if you go to facebook.com/booktv and lycos, you can ask her questions about her book. she will be joining us after her panel for an exclusive facebook chat. joan walsh's book is called what's the matter with white people? after that, kissinger associates had david rothkopf will be joining us to talk about his most recent book, power incorporated. his first book was called superclass in another panel we will be covering includes candice millard writing about james garfield, david nassar writing about joseph kennedy and les standiford writing abou
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